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Tanami Exploration, Central Land Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Date: 4 September 2001
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:North west of Yuendemu
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
The area of the ILUA covers Exploration Licence Applications 10063, 10064, 10169, 10407 and 22771, which are located on Mount Doreen Perpetual Pastoral Lease (PPL No. 1035). The area is 3562.76 sq kms and is located west-northwest of Yuendemu in the central west of the Northern Territory. The ILUA is not within any incorporated local government area. It is within the Central Remote ATSIC region.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: DIA2001/001
  • Compensation - The ILUA covers compensation for future acts done under the agreement, being the grant of all tenements. The full terms and conditions of the ILUA, including the details of compensation for the grant of Exploration Licences, are not specified in the extract from the Register of Indigneous Land Use Agreements.
  • Subject Matter:Compensation | Cultural Heritage | Employment and Training | Exploration | Future Act | Land Use | Mining and Minerals | Native Title | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership
    Summary Information:
    The Tanami Exploration, Central Land Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (the ILUA) allows exploration and mining to occur, in line with the terms of Exploration Licences (ELs) and Mining Leases (MLs), in an area north west of Yuendemu in central Australia.

    The ILUA enables the grant of mining, exploration and related tenements on the land for 20 years and includes all associated activities such as use of water resources for ore treatment and construction and operation of any pipeline and equipment associated with the exploration and mining activity. The ILUA means that the company will be able to have an unlimited number of tenements within the ILUA area readily granted in the future. In return, the ILUA acknowledges native title rights, and will provide employment, training, sacred site protection, rehabilitation of the environment and compensation.

    Without this ILUA, the mining, exploration and related activities may have attracted the right to negotiate and been subject to the future act provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) or may have been granted invalidly.

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  • Organisation
  • Central Land Council - Signatory
  • Tanami Exploration NL - Signatory
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)

  • References

    National Native Title Tribunal (30 September 2010) Registered ILUAs by Name


    Tanami Exploration Central Land Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Map - ( Image | Thumbnail | PDF)


    Native Title (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)

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